Latifat Tijani Wins Silver At Rio Paralympics | Nigeria News Today. Your online Nigerian Newspaper

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Nigeria's Latifat Tijani has won silver in the 45kg event of the ongoing Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Brazil.


The 34-year-old powerlifter narrowly lost the gold medal by to China’s Dandan Hu who set a new world record and personal record of 107kg.

Despite seeing her second attempt chalked off Tijani recorded a 106.0kg in her third attempt only for Dandun to raise the bar by a kilogramme.

Newson Zoe won bronze with a finishing with 102 points 

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